The DEA Unveils Their New Approach to Cannabis Research – Yay? I Guess?

DEA Unveils “New Approach” to Cannabis – Yay? I Guess? ALL HAIL YOUR GREAT FEDERAL OVERLORDS! The DEA has graced us “unwashed-filth” with an update on their cannabis policies and what not. Essentially – they are going to expand on the amount of licensed facilities that could legally grow cannabis…

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How Journalist Should Approach Covering the Cannabis Industry

How Journalist Should Approach Covering the Cannabis Industry Cannabis has been in the murky side of life for nearly a century. Over the past twenty years, it climbed out of obscurity and is quickly gaining grounds in the “Main stream”. However, with this old industry preparing itself to go legal,…

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Marijuana is legal, but D.A.R.E. sticks to its old-school approach

Published: Feb 26, 2018, 5:00 am • Updated: Feb 26, 2018, 7:39 am By Jessica Contrera, The Washington Post. WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — The class had covered bullying, internet safety and good decision-making, and by February, Officer Thaxter could see that the sixth-graders were ready. The morning bell rang. The…

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Insider panel shares advice on best approach to finding a job in a diversifying cannabis industry

Published: Jan 31, 2018, 12:05 pm • Updated: Jan 31, 2018, 12:15 pm By Tauhid Chappell, The Washington Post With the advancement of big data, quality-assurance testing and cultivation methods, more career opportunities are becoming available in the marijuana industry in STEM-related fields. To take advantage, leaders in the industry…

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Cannabist Show: She takes a pharmaceutical approach to cannabis science

Published: Aug 11, 2017, 12:59 pm • Updated: Aug 11, 2017, 12:59 pm Cannabist Staff Featured guest: Dot Colagiovanni, senior director of pharmaceutical development for Next Frontier Biosciences. She holds a doctorate in molecular toxicology and environmental health sciences, and specializes in pain, anti-infectives, oncology and inflammatory lung diseases. LOTS…

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Sessions: Softened approach to drug enforcement led to surge in drug abuse and violent crime

Published: Jun 19, 2017, 8:21 am • Updated: Jun 19, 2017, 8:23 am By Jeff Sessions, Special To The Washington Post Drug trafficking is an inherently violent business. If you want to collect a drug debt, you can’t, and don’t, file a lawsuit in court. You collect it by the…

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Feds could learn a lot from Hickenlooper’s reasonable, moderate approach to marijuana legalization

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 7:35 am • Updated: Apr 19, 2017, 11:46 am By Denver Post Editorial Board The Denver Post opinion pages solicited commentary from various marijuana policy and industry leaders, as well as the public, for a special cannabis-themed edition of the Sunday Perspective section the weekend before…

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Americans split on whether Trump should take tougher approach to marijuana, even though they support MMJ

Published: Apr 17, 2017, 1:55 pm • Updated: Apr 17, 2017, 1:55 pm By Kristen Wyatt, The Associated Press DENVER — Americans think it’s safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according…

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